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Why is the Columbs Constant(K) is unitless in CGS units?


singtneyu
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When I tried to find its unit it came to be 1dyne(cm2) esu-2 but in my book its shown with no units and furthermore the units of 1 esu is shown to be g1/2cm3/2s-1 which can be derived if I assume K(columns contsant) to be 1 without any unit.

Can someone explain this to me please? Thanks!

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On 4/3/2022 at 10:39 PM, singtneyu said:

When I tried to find its unit it came to be 1dyne(cm2) esu-2 but in my book its shown with no units and furthermore the units of 1 esu is shown to be g1/2cm3/2s-1 which can be derived if I assume K(columns contsant) to be 1 without any unit https://1921681254.mx/ https://100001.onl/.

Can someone explain this to me please? Thanks!

I got this,..

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